We Are Research Leaders

We are Research Leaders

The Association has been supporting diabetes research in the academic community for more than half a century, significantly contributing to the landscape of diabetes research.

In 2013, the Research Program made $35.75 million available for research. This included more than 400 active research projects, with approximately 375 investigators at 145 leading academic research institutions across the U.S.

Scientific Sessions

Scientific Sessions

Scientific Sessions is the largest diabetes meeting in the world, bringing together more than 14,000 clinicians and researchers from all 50 states and 117 countries.

Pathway to Stop Diabetes

Our Research Foundation

The American Diabetes Association Research Foundation provides critical funding for diabetes research that accelerates the transition of scientific discoveries into practical, life-enhancing treatments and programs.

Recent Advances

Recent Advances

Learn about exciting recent advances attributable to American Diabetes Association-funded researchers.

Explore: We Are Research Leaders

  • Research Excellence Honorees

    Read about the inspiring individuals who have been recognized for excellence and innovation in diabetes research.

  • Seeking 100 Brilliant Researchers

    Pathway to Stop Diabetes is a bold, innovative initiative designed to radically transform diabetes research by finding a new generation of brilliant scientists at the peak of their creativity.

  • How Grant Money is Divided

    Diabetes-related topic areas include type 1, type 2, prediabetes, obesity, gestational diabetes and both type 1and type 2 related research.

  • Association-Funded Research

    This research database allows you to search for useful information on currently funded American Diabetes Association grantees and their research projects.